Health officials worry about spike in coronavirus cases after holiday

Washington DC (USA) Nov 30: White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx said on Sunday that she is "deeply concerned" about an increase in cases...

CDC Covid-19 vaccine advisers call emergency meeting to vote on who gets...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 30: Advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have called an emergency meeting for Tuesday to vote on...

'A natural disaster ... in all 50 states' is unfolding just as...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 30: As millions of Americans head home after Thanksgiving, the coronavirus could be hitching a ride -- threatening to plant seeds...

'Crappy half-dead' poinsettia from grocery store just won't stop growing

Montreal (Canada) November 29: It's been a huge return on a small investment: Mike Doehl turned a $5 poinsettia bought at a Montreal grocery store...

Gordon Ramsay's new restaurant will have $106 burger - and the fries...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 28: Hope you're rich - and not that hungry - if you're planning on tucking into one of Gordon Ramsay's burgers.

UK to pilot blood test that may detect 50 types of cancer

London (UK) Nov 28: The UK's National Health Service (NHS) is to pilot a simple blood test that may detect more than 50 types of...

Holiday season starts under pall of more than 100,000 new Covid-19 cases....

Washington DC (USA) Nov 28: America enters the somber holiday weekend following a Thanksgiving Day that saw more than 100,000 new Covid-19 cases and 1,200...

Thanksgiving vandalism: 'Land back' sprayed on US statues

Washington DC (USA) Nov 28: Statues of three United States Presidents, a "Pioneers Statue" and numerous store fronts were targeted by vandals on Thanksgiving, with...

Is it possible to make a sustainable smartphone?

Ottawa (Canada) November 28: Every year on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, retailers whip out deals tempting us to buy shiny new devices, including smartphones.

What is land inequality and how does it threaten women?

Brussels (Belgium) November 28: Land inequality is directly threatening 1.4 billion of the world's poorest people, according to a recent report.

Same-sex couples in Hungary fear legal changes will scupper adoption plans

Budapest (Hungary) November 27: Same-sex couples in Hungary could find it more difficult to adopt children if a constitutional amendment is passed in parliament next...

What is ghost fishing and why is it killing dolphins, whales and...

Brussels (Belgium) November 27: Endangered turtles and dolphins species in the River Ganges are at risk from becoming entangled in abandoned fishing gear, new research...

Meet the scientists fighting misinformation and educating people about COVID vaccines

Brussels (Belgium) November 27: A group of scientists have taken to social media to battle misinformation around COVID-19 vaccines.

Divorce rates skyrocket during normally quiet Thanksgiving week, lawyers blame pandemic

Washington (USA) November 27: It may not be a happy holiday after all.

McDonald's sad tweet about happy meals causes concern among fans: 'Do you...

Washington (USA) November 27: Fast-food normally doesn't invoke deep thoughts.

New Jersey Christmas mansion selling for $2.19M overflows with holiday decor

Washington DC (USA) Nov 26: It always looks a lot like Christmas in this New Jersey mansion.

Thanksgiving coronavirus surge could turn into the Christmas surge, health professor warns

Washington DC (USA) Nov 26: The United States is living in the most dangerous public health crisis since the 1918 influenza pandemic, and health experts...

'Become a beefatarian' says controversial EU-funded red meat campaign

Brussels (Belgium) November 26: A new campaign calling for people to become 'beefatarians' has been backed by the European Commission.

President Alvi bids adieu to Kaavan

Islamabad (Pakistan) November 25: Kaavan - the capital's lone elephant set to leave for Cambodia on Nov 29 - was given a farewell by President...

Fever, loss of taste or smell among telltale COVID-19 symptoms in Canadian...

Ottawa (Canada) November 25: New research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) found that one-third of children who tested positive for the virus...

Utah woman records struggling delivery driver, takes to social media to help...

Utah (USA) November 25: A woman in Utah became a good Samaritan by financially helping out her delivery man, a war veteran, and get back...

South Carolina store sells $350K lottery ticket, uses prize to fund community...

South Carolina (USA) November 25: A South Carolina convenience store got $3,500 after a local woman beat odds of one to 857,142.86 and won...

Peloton customers canceling orders after months of shipping delays

Washington (USA) November 25: They paid for the ability to peddle in place, but they can't even get started.

Double amputee veteran on why it is important to support service members...

Washington (USA) November 25: Although wars may wind down, the road to recovery for former U.S. Marine Josh Bleill is a lifelong process.

Seven years astray: Missing dog reunited with owner thanks to microchip

Texas (USA) November 25: For seven years after disappearing near San Antonio, Texas, Honey the dog wandered about, her location unknown to her owner.

Olympic cyclist rescues lost dog with headphones as a makeshift leash

London (UK) November 25: An Olympic cyclist used his headphones as a leash to bring a lost dog back to its home safely earlier this...

Florida man loses pants, boxers in wild Wawa fight

Florida (USA) November 25: This fight was anything but briefs.